Isaac’s extensive background in safety, security and training includes 8 years as a State Trooper with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (MNDPS). During his time in the MN Police Corps Academy, and while employed with the MNDPS, Isaac completed advanced police trainings in Transportation Safety, Vehicle Crash Scene Investigations, Emergency Scene Management, Active Shooter Response, National Incident Management Systems (NIMS), Crowd Control and Riot Response, Drug and Alcohol Impairment Recognition, Criminal Investigation and First Aid/CPR/First Response. During his service to the State of Minnesota, Isaac led hundreds of motor vehicle crash investigations and criminal investigations, was deployed in the 2008 Republican National Convention riot response, participated in the Interstate 35W Bridge Collapse response, and received 20+ letters of commendation and six awards for proactive performance from the Minnesota State Patrol.
Isaac then transitioned out of law enforcement to complete a Master of Science in Safety Management at Indiana University, where he worked as an Emergency Care Trainer in the Indiana University School of Public Health. While there he taught, trained and certified undergraduate students in First Aid/CPR and Emergency Scene Management.
Upon completion of graduate school, Isaac was hired by Cummins, Inc. There he worked as a Safety Engineer in a heavy manufacturing environment that was certified as an OSHA VPP Star Site, ISO:14001 and OHSAS 18001 site. While with Cummins, Isaac successfully led the Incident and Injury Investigation program, Incident/Injury Root Cause Analysis Process, and drove the Corrective Action Management process. He also remains active as a guest lecturer at the Indiana University School of Public Health.
Isaac’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Arts from Gustavus Adolphus College, completion of the Minnesota Police Corps Training Academy, and a Master of Science in Safety Management from Indiana University.
Hilmerson Safety Services, Inc. provides health, safety and business consulting services for manufacturing, construction-commercial, heavy highway and residential, health care, casinos, refining, mining, oil and gas organizations throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and Asia.